Naruto has become one of the most popular Japanese media characters of all time and Naruto Ringtones are some of the hottest ringtones in both Japan and North America. Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. The plot explains the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja, who searches for recognition and wants to become a Hokage, the ninja in his village that is a leader and the strongest of all ninjas. The series is based on a one-shot comic that Kishimoto first created in August of 1997 that was released in an issue of Akamaru Jump.
Naruto quickly became very popular and was expanded into other media forms. The Naruto manga would later be adapted into an anime produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the TV Tokyo network and the anime satellite television network Animax in October of 2003. The first series lasted nine seasons, while Naruto: Shippuden, a sequel, aired its first episode on February 15, 2007 and is still being played often. In addition, Studio Pierrot has developed five movies for the Naruto series and several original video animations. Ringtones based from these movies have also become very popular.
Other pieces of merchanidise include novels, video games and trading cards. The music featured in Naruto has become popular around the world and inspired many ringtones. In fact, ringtones based on music and songs from Naruto have become some of the most popular ringtones in North America. All of the music for the Naruto soundtracks and albums were composed and arranged by Toshio Masuda.